you used to say in a lazy
d r a w n-out southern drawl
that was half swagger half tease
and i always cocked my ear
in your general direction without
looking because i liked to hear
your voice so much better
than i liked to see
who you were.
A poem a day for 30 days, in honor of National Poetry Month.
This post is part of NaPoWriMo. see more here.